This is a super personal episode for me. This week as we wrap up our 10th Anniversary Series, I wanted to chat about not only the origins and evolution of The Boutique Hub but also my journey as an entrepreneur, and I’m sharing a story that I haven’t shared until recently or with many people.
I learned some huge lessons early on about imposter syndrome and finding strength in adversity. I put my trust in the wrong business partner and almost lost my company, along with my confidence in myself and my vision. As hard as it is to look back on, I want to share my experience with you guys because I think we all have felt that way, like we don’t know the next step or even if there’s a way forward. And that’s exactly why I built The Boutique Hub, to provide a place where boutique owners can come together and learn from each other.
As I look back on the last 10 years and everything The Hub has become and accomplished, my mission remains the same: to serve others, build community and change the future of retail. The Hub has so much more in the works, and our team is ready to take on the next 10 years continuing to find ways to better serve you and your business. We’re putting a huge emphasis on data and metrics with the launch of our new dashboard and Boutique Hub Black, introducing new tools to help you track performance and pan inventory, developing education specifically for wholesale businesses and home & gift retailers, growing Hubventory.com as a marketplace to shop with brands you can trust … and that’s just the tip of the iceberg!
Thank you to all of you who’ve joined our community and been a part of this journey. The Boutique Hub would not be what it is today without you. Please know how grateful I am for your support and please continue to send us your feedback. Cheers to the next 10 years!
Resources Featured In This Episode:
- The Boutique Hub: Website | Facebook | Instagram | Pinterest | TikTok | YouTube
- Ashley Alderson: Instagram
- Boutique Summit 2024
- 2024 Boutique Boss Planner
- The Boutique Hub Membership
- Boutique Hub Black
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What You’ll Learn From The Hardship that Fueled My Fire and Future of The Hub with Ashley Alderson
- The origins of The Boutique Hub and Ashley’s journey as founder
- Making missteps and finding strength in hardship
- The Boutique Hub mission to serve, build community and positively influence the retail industry
- Current Hub member tools and dashboard features
- What’s up next at The Hub
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Original Air Date: September 5th, 2023
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